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College English Teacher

Location:
Boynton Beach, Florida, United States
Salary:
Negotiable
Posted:
January 29, 2019

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CRAIG SOLOMON

**** ****** ***** *, ******* Beach, Florida Cell 561-***-**** ac8byg@r.postjobfree.com

OBJECTIVE

To obtain a career position in the areas of education, leadership, and or teaching, where my collegiate teaching, tutoring and my post secondary background can be utilized to fulfill and support the college mission and vision.

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

A passionate, well spoken, personable and outgoing instructor who makes learning fun and highly educational. Has a deep desire for achieving student success.

CITI Program Certification: Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative IRB-Social & Behavioral Research, Stage 1, Jan 2019 (Arizona State University).

Ten years of combined teaching experience in post secondary education and as a substitute, teaching grades K-12 and tutoring both privately as well as on college campus’ learning lab.

Two years as active one on one student personal aid for behavioral and physically challenged students in the elementary and middle school levels.

Ten years of quality customer service, and sales/retail experience.

Proven professional ability to encourage, motivate and guide developmental learning students from a wide array of ethnic backgrounds.

Successfully completed NJ standardized teaching Praxis Tests Levels 1 and 2 General Content Knowledge for grades K-5.

Proficient in Microsoft Office 2016 and Adobe.

Creative liaison for several online and in the classroom collegiate research and presentation projects at the pre and postgraduate level, receiving a 95% or higher satisfaction rate.

Received an A for Research Project/Thesis paper titled: “Online vs. Classroom Learning.” Assumed the role as lead researcher and speaker for several collegiate projects including public speaking.

Detail oriented, team/independent worker, enthusiastic, encouraging, engaging, outgoing and dependable.

Received outstanding results from in classroom surveys as well as from professional surveyors for college standards in teaching during my teaching tenure.

Received Dean’s List and Honor Roll mentions throughout collegiate career.

Published “This Ain’t No Ordinary English book,” a hands-on user-friendly e-book.

EMPLOYMENT

Palm Beach State College, Loxahatchee Campus, Florida

English Adjunct Teacher Aug 2016 – Present

Teaching ENC 0017, 1101 and ENC 1102 Developmental through Writing Composition

Specializing in all facets of essay writing, syntax, grammar, and oral presentations

Assigning quizzes, mid-term and final exams, essays and oral presentations

Use Black Board Systems for all administrative duties

Co-creator of Monthly on Campus Open Talent Night for students and faculty.

Spanish River High School, Boca Raton, Florida

Tenth Grade English/Eleventh Grade Honors English Jan 2016 to June 2016

Assumed day/day responsibilities as an acting teacher interim

Utilized Common Core State Standards

Infiltrated a strong work ethic, and the importance of grammatical writing skills.

Incorporated use of media tools, videos and audio books, as well as current events and intertwined these elements into the syllabus

Acting administrator with state wide testing, FSA’s both writing and reading.

Awarded and recognized as: Teacher of the Month, April 2016.

Palm Beach State College, Belle Glade Campus, Florida

Part-Time Student Learning Center Tutor June 2014-2016

Cross trained in the areas of student services, registration, career center and library

Assisted with English curriculum development department on facilitating and updating

Instructed and helped to develop Vocational Preparatory Instruction (VPI) a newly developed program for ESOL students to learn the fundamentals of English, allowing them to advance towards an Associate degree.

Assist with essay composition/editing/proofreading and researching data

Worked along with Lead Tutor and Tutoring Center Supervisor on redesigning the tutoring lab

which included: selecting desk orientation, fabric designs, and color schemes.

Also worked alongside the Supervisor to develop more advanced ways for students to learn and access new materials to further their studying and comprehension abilities.

Atlantic Cape Community College, Mays Landing, NJ

Adjunct Teacher for English 070 to COM 102. Jan 2012 – Oct 2013

Assumed all roles as a college instructor, by providing ongoing lesson plans, and essay/research writing.

Designed quizzes, mid-term and final exams and provided all review and learning materials.

Utilized time management effectively.

Provided daily grammar exercises, current event topics, and essay topics

Held student-teacher conferences when needed to ensure the importance of proper academic status.

Edited all writing assignments, provided materials with the help of Smart Board technology and e-learning.

Gloucester County College, Sewell, NJ

Adjunct Teacher, Basic Com English 088-06, 088-102 Jan 2010 – Oct 2013

Teaching Reading through writing essay courses

Assumed all roles as a college instructor, by providing ongoing lesson plans, and essay/research writing.

Designed quizzes, mid-term and final exams and provided all review and learning materials.

Utilized time management effectively, ensuring maximum information was utilized per each lesson.

Provided daily grammar exercises, current event topics, and essay/research/Power Point topics

Held student-teacher conferences when needed to ensure the importance of proper academic status.

Edited/graded all writing assignments, provided materials with the help of Smart Board

technology and e-learning. Worked with head of English department to help develop/create

new components within existing curriculum as well as mid-term and final examinations.

Good Intent Elementary School, Deptford, NJ,

Acting Teacher/Student Teaching Internship Jan – May 2007

Assumed all teacher responsibilities for a 27-year seasoned instructor.

Developed and taught lessons in all subject content for a 4th grade class

of basic and non-basic skills 21 students.

Met with students’ parents during annual community night function

and participated with gaming activities.

Was an active participant for three teacher meetings to discuss revised curriculum standards.

Created two insightful and highly creative learning center activities.

Assisted with prep work for the NJ Ask testing, in Language Arts, and Reading Comprehension.

Researched, wrote, produced and directed an in-class play based upon an important battle of the Civil War, utilizing outside resources.

Awarded an A for my internship.

West Deptford Middle School, West Deptford, New Jersey

Full Time/Part Time Substitute Teacher Grades 5-8, /Full Time College/Graduate School Student

Oct 2004-May 2006

Apr-June-Sept 2008

Lead classroom lessons and all activities, which included assisting other instructors with minor to

severe special educational needs when needed for grades K-12.

Participated in grading assignments and assumed fully disciplinary actions within the classroom.

Created extra credit and extracurricular activities for gifted to developmental learning students.

AutoZone, Woodbury, NJ

Part Time Sales Associate and Commercial Delivery Driver Aug 1998 – Oct 2005

Provided expert quality WOW customer service and parts sales associate

In store stock and maintenance, cleaning, front and face

Commercial truck delivery driver and commercial phone operator

Shrink Busters

OBDII Coder Machine knowledge

Followed all other store duties meticulously as an employee

EDUCATION

Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ February 2019

Successfully obtained 18 Post Graduate Level English Courses:

ENC 5000-6000 levels.

Rowan University, Glassboro, New Jersey August 2007

Master of Science in Teaching MST Elementary Education Program

Dean’s and Honor’s List mentions for outstanding academic achievement

Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, New Jersey May 2006

Bachelor of Arts and Sciences/English

Achieved Dean’s List, Honors Society Member, Phi Omega Epsilon.

Camden County College, Blackwood, NJ August 2004-May 2006

Associates degree Liberal Arts

Dean’s list



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